Scottish Gaelic language
Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:
Series of class notes including, notes on the Old Irish verb, a list of books in a class library (probably that of the Celtic Class in Edinburgh University), notes on the derivation of the word fathast, a poem entitled 'Niall Mac Mhuireadhaigh cecinit'. Also notes on Cabar Feidh, notes on days of the week and a gaelic tale, without heading, which begins, Thug Mac Leoid Dhuin Bheagain cuirm mhor chum an d'thuge fios air Leathanaich Phabaidh.
Collection of class lectures, summary notes and records of class work delivered by William J. Watson. Material is typewritten, both original and carbon copies, with some handwritten notes. Includes Scottish Gaelic Literature 1500-, lecture summaries, Gaelic Language class material, literature, grammar, vocabulary notes, lists of essay titles for Session 1921-1922, Celtic Advanced paper, 13 March 1936 and notes on Gaelic Orthography.
This appears to be a collection of poems, prepared for publication by John Gillies in Perth, although they previous historical records are ambiguous as to whether John Gillies may have either also collected or written them. This may be an original manuscript for a published volume titled Sean dàin, agus òrain Ghàidhealach 'Old Gaelic poems and songs', published by John Gillies in Perth, 1784.
A collection of songs by Benjamin Urquhart, who is described in previous historical records as 'a man of great research', although there is no other information about him available.
A collection of prose and verse in Irish.
Comment on an opinion about language which reads 'Sir Charles Leyell [Lyall] say[s] that no language lasts for a 1000 years. Gaelic seems an exception.'
Cumhadh Iarla Bhraid-Alban, le Donchadh Mac-an-t-saoir. Poem of 12 double quattrains. Begins 'S truagh r'a eisdeachd an sgeul